Tributes pour in as Pakistan mourns the loss of philanthropic giant Abdul Sattar Edhi

Published 09 Jul, 2016 10:33am

Images Staff

The country is united in its grief at Edhi's passing

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Last night Pakistan was grieved by news that celebrated humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away at the age of 92.

Edhi was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but had been unable to get a transplant due to frail health. He was receiving treatment at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT).

As the night went on, tributes to the great man and his legacy poured in from across Pakistan as the country was united in its shock and dismay at this great loss.

Politicians and activists paid their respects:

As did the country's actors and entertainers: